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Lafayette Train And Railroad Accident Lawyers

Railroad companies have a responsibility to properly maintain their railroad cars, engines, tracks and the 30 feet of land on either side. If proper maintenance is neglected, serious accidents can occur. These accidents can result in life-altering injuries that may require lifelong medical treatment. They can also limit a person’s ability to work.

The Lafayette law firm, Tauzin & Lorio, Attorneys at Law, has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury claims for sufferers of train accidents. We have a thorough understanding of state and federal laws regulating the speed of trains and proper maintenance standards. We can help you file a lawsuit against the railroad and collect the compensation you deserve for pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages. Contact our firm for a free initial consultation.

If you were injured as the result of railroad company negligence, contact an attorney you can count on

One example of a case we handled involved a motorcycle hitting a hole in the concrete slabs next to a train track, seriously injuring the rider. When properly configured, the concrete slabs are supposed to link together with the road. If the area is not properly maintained, the slabs can pull apart, creating a large gap. We successfully received $75,000 for our client.

Other train accident cases we have handled involved:

  • Train derailment
  • Speeding through intersections
  • Failure to warn as a train is approaching through either lights or crossing gates
  • Failure to maintain line of sight on tracks
  • Collisions between trains

Act Quickly. Contact Us Today.

If you have been involved in a train accident case, it is important to act quickly so you don’t lose the chance to gather evidence. Delaying the case gives the railroad company the opportunity to fix the problem that caused the accident. At our firm, we begin preparing the case as soon as you hire us. We interview witnesses, take pictures of the accident scene and gather medical reports in order to help ensure a successful outcome.

If you have been seriously injured or you are mourning the wrongful death of a loved one because of a train accident, contact our law firm today at 337-988-7588

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